Integrated Engineering

facilities

Through years of hands-on and in-the-field experience in engineering design and material selection, Lake Superior Consulting (LSC) enables our clients to safely and efficiently develop their critical assets. Our customized, complete end-to-end engineering solutions meet your specific developmental and logistical challenges. Using the highest standards of thoroughness and integrity, we diminish error margins so assets are reliable upon start-up and function as intended for their design life.

LSC’s Integrated Engineering team supports complex projects requiring multiple disciplines, with cross-functional resources to ensure no detail is overlooked. From Mechanical to Civil/Structural and Electrical/Controls, LSC provides comprehensive turn-key designs that focus on design efficiencies that positively impact your bottom line. We work extensively in the following markets, and are on the move to become the leading provider in others.

ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE:

  • Oil and gas
  • Power/utility

INDUSTRIAL:

  • Mining
  • Manufacturing
  • Pulp and paper

 

MUNICIPAL/COMMERCIAL:

  • Distribution piping
  • Wastewater
  • Commercial buildings

 

PROJECT DEVELOPMENT

The initial architecture of a project creates the foundation for successful completion. LSC’s forward looking approach combined with our industry knowledge, innovative solutions, and client interaction

provides assurance to our clients that their project will be done right.

  • Feasibility and economic studies
  • Routing
  • Site selection
  • Survey
  • Modeling

 

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Compressors/pumps
  • Distribution and transmission pipelines
  • Metering/interconnects
  • Power distribution and transmission
  • Power piping
  • Process piping
  • Storage tanks and pressure vessels

 

DETAILED ENGINEERING

The detailed design of a project is critical to the safe and reliable operation of your asset. Our qualified personnel are experienced in mechanical, civil, structural, and electrical design disciplines. We deliver comprehensive design packages, by incorporating design capabilities across multiple platforms including the latest in engineering and CAD software technologies and Geographical Information Systems (GIS).

  • Arc flash studies
  • Building design
  • Crossing designs (road, railroad, waterbody/wetland)
  • Material and equipment selection
  • Fatigue analysis
  • Fit-for-service analysis
  • Grading plans
  • Hydraulic analysis (steady state and transient)
  • Geohazard identification and remediation
  • Multi-discipline drawing packages
  • Permitting support
  • Stress analysis
  • Storm water management
  • Structural design
  • Thermal relief

 

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

LSC’s Construction Execution team coordinates and manages construction and facility operations for our clients, assuring quality is taken into consideration during and after execution of the work. When it comes to transitioning from designing and planning to executing, we ensure all work adheres to project specifications and that installation is performed with the utmost integrity.

  • Construction coordination and management
  • Constructability reviews
  • Contract strategy
  • Field supervision and engineering
  • Civil services
  • Maintenance and replacement
  • Quality assurance and quality control
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Pressure testing

 

CIVIL SURVEY

Innovative data collection techniques deliver accurate information faster. We get the pulse on your asset using:

  • Utility locates
  • High-definition laser scanning
  • Hydrographic surveys
  • Line locating and centerline surveys
  • Pre-construction staking and construction as-built
  • Topographic and design surveys
  • Boundary surveys
  • As-built surveys

 

DESIGN SERVICES

 LSC specializes in turning concepts into realities. Your operation deserves more than just the latest technology and design methods. We put technology into action for you and collaborate with your team throughout every step of the project. We use technology to support engineering, project execution and delivery.

CAPABILITIES: 

  • 3-D modeling for pipeline and facilities
  • 3-D structural design using building information modeling
  • 3-D surface modeling
  • Finite element analysis
  • Survey data processing
  • Pipeline/facility data management for life of asset records
  • GIS web viewer, mobile applications, and database integration
  • Alignment sheet generation
  • Area Classification Drawings
  • Equipment Specification and Design
  • GIS Developed gathering systems/laterals design and routing
  • Instrumentation Specification
  • Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams
  • Site Grading and Containment Plans
  • Structural Support and Infrastructure Design
  • Wiring Diagrams